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12 Jul 2018
Researchers control the self-assembly of molecules to form an ultralight, porous gel. This could lead to wide-ranging applications for construction, aerospace, electronics and the environment.
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09 Jul 2018
A research team in DGIST succeeded in discovery of a high efficiency organic image sensor which is expected to replace silicon image sensors.
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02 Jul 2018
A research team from the State Key Laboratory on Advanced Displays and Optoelectronics Technologies of HKUST has developed a new Liquid-crystal display (LCD), which image resolution, energy efficiency as well as color saturation were markedly enhanced.
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02 Jul 2018
A metal carbide within a hydrogel composite senses, stretches and heals like human skin for use in medicine and robotics.
Color change of pigment obtained by fusing spherical colloidal crystal and diarylethene
27 Jun 2018
Researchers at Nagoya University have developed a composite material that, by adjusting its composition and exposing it to different types of light, can mimic animals’ changes in color.
neural stem cell differentiation
19 Jun 2018
HKBU scholars invent award-winning medical device for safe growth of neural stem cells using nanotechnology.
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19 Jun 2018
Thermally twistable, photobendable, elastically deformable, and self-healable soft crystal gives a multifunctional, all-in-one material.
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13 Jun 2018
The field of solid-state ionics originated in Europe, but Takehiko Takahashi of Nagoya University in Japan was the first to coin the term ‘solid ionics’ in 1967.
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13 Jun 2018
Light focused into nano-grooves in a gold film bonded to an atomically thin crystal flake produces a remarkable frequency doubling effect.
05 Jun 2018
The interface between two tin-oxide semiconductors can exhibit unexpected metallic properties.
25 May 2018
A professor, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been awarded the James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials by the American Physical Society.
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25 May 2018
Highly luminescent inks made from copper–iodine hybrid clusters with aggregation-induced emission.
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24 May 2018
Sustainable highly conductive electrode materials from ultrathin carbon nanofiber aerogels derived from nanofibrillated cellulose.
Professor Feng Ding and Dr. Jichen Dong
24 May 2018
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled that brittle diamonds can be bent and stretched elastically when made into ultrafine needles.
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24 May 2018
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has discovered a novel method for the synthesis of ultrathin semiconductors.
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24 May 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has demonstrated the possibility to induce and control a magnetic response in a nonmagnetic layer material though selective excitation of specific vibration of the material.
Next-generation of Annealing-Free and Flexible Organic Solar Cells
24 May 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced the next-generation of annealing-free and flexible organic solar cells (OSCs).
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23 May 2018
Spotting signatures of potential pollutants made easier with quantum lasers that emit tunable infrared light.
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22 May 2018
Researchers utilize cellular proteins to shape silver nanoplates, suggesting an efficient strategy for controlling the nanostructure of inorganic materials.
Extraordinary plasticity appeared in darkness
18 May 2018
Researchers at Nagoya University find an inorganic semiconductor is brittle when exposed to light, but flexible in the dark.
11 May 2018
A fast and safe method to prepare a 3D porous material that mimics the shape of a honeycomb could have broad applications from catalysis to drug delivery or for filtering air to remove pollutants or viruses.
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27 Apr 2018
New carbon-dioxide-adsorbing crystals could form the basis of future biomedical materials that rely on the shape-memory effect.
Porous Salts for Fuel Cells
20 Apr 2018
Organic salts with high proton conductivity
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19 Apr 2018
Nanocellulose offers renewable, biodegradable, strong and lightweight components for electronic products.
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19 Apr 2018
Perovskite-based solar cells reach a record 22.1% energy conversion rate, thanks to a new fabrication method.
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18 Apr 2018
An innovative chemical reactor for depositing semiconductors at very high temperatures draws on the strength of Saudi Arabia’s chemical industry.
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28 Mar 2018
Hokkaido University scientists have developed ‘fibre-reinforced soft composites’, that are extremely flexible and five times stronger than carbon steel.
Quasicrystal with five-fold rotational symmetry.
26 Mar 2018
Japanese researchers have observed superconductivity in a quasicrystal for the first time.
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26 Mar 2018
A novel algorithm to simulate the color appearance of objects under chromatic illuminants has been proposed by Ichiro Kuriki of Tohoku University.
Molecular assemblies on graphene grow in perfect orientation by atomic force microscopy (AFM) tip scanning.
22 Mar 2018
~ A fluke discovery could pave the way towards improved graphene-based electronics ~

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